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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Peter - Mike - Uncle


SC-1295 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 21 January 1943 PC-1295 by W. A. Robinson Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Reclassified SC-1295 in April 1943
  • Launched 23 July 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1295, 12 August 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 10 June 1945 and reclassified BO-320
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 22 June 1945
  • Placed out of service 27 October 1945 and transferred to the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD) of the Far Eastern Frontier for use as a border patrol ship
  • Sunk 28 July 1960 off the Nakhodka District in agreement with the United States.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Gun," two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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